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Job Listing: Museum Services Assistant

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Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways History Foundation - Chesapeake, VA

Closes - Open until filled.

Position Title – Museum Services Assistant

Salary - $10.00/hour

Job Type - Part-Time

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Required Education: High School Diploma or equivalent

Required Experience: 1-3 years of customer service or museum experience. Point of Sale experience preferred.

Required Skills:

· Self-motivated with outstanding organizational skills

· Strong customer service experience

· Experience with money handling specifically in retail or admissions

· Ability to multi-task, prioritize responsibilities, and interact effectively with a diversity of visitors and staff

· Outstanding attention to detail, follow-through required

· Must be able to work weekends, holidays and evenings

· Proficiency in Microsoft Office or equivalent

· Excellent written and verbal communication skills


· Operate admissions and gift shop Point of Sale system

· Assist with museum operations

- Answer questions and give directions to a diverse group of visitors

- Answer incoming telephone calls, provide information and transfer calls to other staff

- Maintain gift shop appearance by re-stocking and organizing displays, dusting fixtures

- Assist with receiving and pricing merchandise

- Open and close the museum on weekends and holidays and oversee volunteer support staff in gift shop, admissions and museum areas

- Maintain cleanliness of museum by picking up trash and monitoring facility and restrooms

Occasional duties:

- Assist with school and group tours

- Assist with exhibit research and preparation

- Assist with special events

- Assist with facility rentals

- Assist with administrative tasks (folding and stuffing envelopes, copying etc.)

- Assist with social media

Part-time hours: 15-20 per week